Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 114 86
Rank change year-on-year +10 -28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Manager 97 106 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.54% 2.24% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.33% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 106 117
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% -3.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £34,750 £41,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,525 £70,625 £83,250
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £48,625 £48,500
% change year-on-year -2.31% +0.26% -3.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3669 4554 3841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3405 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Birmingham

IT Manager
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Manager in Birmingham.

Salary trend for IT Manager in Birmingham

IT Manager
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Manager in Birmingham

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 47 (48.45%) Project Management
2 38 (39.18%) Finance
3 33 (34.02%) PRINCE2
4 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
5 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.65%) ITIL
7 16 (16.49%) C#
7 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.46%) .NET
8 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
10 13 (13.40%) Project Planning
11 12 (12.37%) Information Security
12 11 (11.34%) Change Control
12 11 (11.34%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 10 (10.31%) SQL
13 10 (10.31%) ERP
14 8 (8.25%) Degree
14 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
14 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.25%) Windows
14 8 (8.25%) Extranet
15 7 (7.22%) CISSP
15 7 (7.22%) Legal
15 7 (7.22%) PRINCE
15 7 (7.22%) Matrix Management
15 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
15 7 (7.22%) Business Transformation
16 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
16 6 (6.19%) Scrum

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Extranet
2 3 (3.09%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) Network Security
3 2 (2.06%) DNS
3 2 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.06%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) BGP
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.03%) DMZ
4 1 (1.03%) Intranet
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) MPLS
4 1 (1.03%) OSPF
4 1 (1.03%) VLAN
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) WAN
4 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 38 (39.18%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.22%) Legal
4 4 (4.12%) Law
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.06%) Automotive
6 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) German Language
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.46%) .NET
2 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.12%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) IDoc
4 1 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.06%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.06%) FMCG
4 2 (2.06%) PKI
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.03%) AS400
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 6 (6.19%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.06%) Kali Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.45%) Project Management
2 33 (34.02%) PRINCE2
3 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (21.65%) ITIL
5 15 (15.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.40%) Project Planning
7 12 (12.37%) Information Security
8 11 (11.34%) Change Control
8 11 (11.34%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 10 (10.31%) ERP
10 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
10 7 (7.22%) Business Transformation
10 7 (7.22%) Matrix Management
10 7 (7.22%) PRINCE
11 6 (6.19%) Change Management
11 6 (6.19%) Information Security Management
11 6 (6.19%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.19%) Scrum
11 6 (6.19%) Security Management
11 6 (6.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) C#
2 14 (14.43%) VB.NET
3 10 (10.31%) SQL
4 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.06%) C
5 2 (2.06%) C++
5 2 (2.06%) Java
5 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) CISSP
3 5 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 2 (2.06%) APMP
6 2 (2.06%) CISM
6 2 (2.06%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) CCDP
7 1 (1.03%) CCNP
7 1 (1.03%) CISA
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
7 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
2 4 (4.12%) GDPR
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.09%) COSO
4 2 (2.06%) COBIT
4 2 (2.06%) GPG13
4 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.06%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Nessus
2 1 (1.03%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) VMware
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco
3 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.06%) Sophos
5 2 (2.06%) Sun
5 2 (2.06%) Veeam
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.03%) BMC
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Infor
6 1 (1.03%) Intel
6 1 (1.03%) Mitel
6 1 (1.03%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow